Industrial Guidance Bureau (IGB)

FAQs

1. What is IGB?

Before setting up of industrial establishments, the promoters have to obtain clearances from certain government departments / agencies for the proposal. IGB acts as a facilitator to obtain such clearances from the departments / agencies concerned. It functions on Single Window concept.

 

2. Where is this office located?

IGB functions in the Department of Industries & Commerce, Thattanchavady, Puducherry and Director of Industries & Commerce is the head of the bureau.

 

3. Should the entrepreneur submit applications to the departments directly?

Not necessary. Applications can be submitted in the IGB.

 

4. Is it required to file separate application for each clearance?

No. IGB has devised a common application for the purpose. Required numbers of applications along with requisite supporting documents have to be submitted at the IGB. The IGB will scrutinize, segregate and forward the applications to departments / agencies concerned.

 

5. What are the clearances required for establishing industrial units?

It depends on the nature and the proposed location of the unit. It can be classified into five categories as narrated below.

a.      A unit proposed in an existing building in any Industrial Estate requires clearances only from the Chief Inspectorate of Factories & Boilers (CIF) and Puducherry Pollution Control Committee (PPCC) and permission from the Local Body (LB).

b.      A unit proposed in an existing building in other areas requires clearances from Chief Inspectorate of Factories & Boilers, Puducherry Pollution Control Committee, Town & Country Planning (TCP), Puducherry Planning Authority (PPA) and permission from the Local Body.

c.       A unit proposed in a proposed building in any industrial estate requires clearances from Chief Inspectorate of Factories & Boilers, Puducherry Pollution Control Committee and permission from the Local Body.

d.      A unit proposed in a proposed building in other areas requires clearances from Chief Inspectorate of Factories & Boilers, Puducherry Pollution Control Committee, Town & Country Planning, Land Conversion Committee (LCC), Revenue (REV) and permission from the Local Body.

e.      A unit proposed without using power requires clearances only from Puducherry Pollution Control Committee and permission from the Local Body.

 

The flow chart below shows the clearances required for each case.



flowchart

 

6. What are the supporting documents required?

The number of supporting documents required and the number of common applications to be submitted in respect of each department / agency are given in the table below.


 Particulars

CIF

PPCC

TCP

LCC

PPA

REV

LB

IGB

1

Common Application

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

2

Acknowledgement Part I/ Part II & NOC for enhacement / Modification

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

3

Attested copy of Land Document / Lease Deed

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

4

Site & Building Plan (Blue Print)

4

1

2

1

1

1

1

1

5

Process details with flow chart & pollution details

1

1

-

-

-

-

1

1

6

Partnership Deed / Memorandum of Articles

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

1

7

Resolution for Authorization

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

1

8

Building Plan Approval

-

-

1

1

1

-

1

1

9

Electricity Demand Bill

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

1

10

Form 1C & Challan

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

11

PPCC consent applications and fees (DD) for green category industries

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

12

FMB Sketch (Vacant Land)

-

-

1

1

1

1

-

1

 

 

7. How much time the IGB takes to process and forward the applications?

If submitted in complete shape, IGB will forward the applications within three working days.

 

8. How much time the departments / agencies take to process the applications for clearance?

The departments / agencies decide on the application within 1 month from the date of receipt of the same. They may seek queries or additional particulars for the purpose.

 

9. Can any promoter know in advance about the course of action on the application?

Yes. IGB has set up a Facilitation Center for this purpose. Nodal officers from all line departments will be present on the afternoon of every Wednesday in this center. The promoters can interact with the departments and know about the status of their application and its future course of action.

 

10. Where is the Felicitation Centre functioning?

The centre is functioning at District Industries Centre, Thattanchavady, Puducherry.